The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 113 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +25
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 2.83% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.30% 35.46% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 43 9
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£343 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £210 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £110.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.27% +205.55%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
174 141 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.66% 7.97% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 79 56
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +16.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.44% +23.75%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax -9 2 - -
Leeds -35 2 £343 +55.68% 2
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP